My Brothers, 10 Others Still In Police Custody — Melaye
Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has said that two of his brothers and ten others were arrested since Monday in his in Abuja.
Melaye who is currently receiving treatment in National Hospital, Abuja at Trauma section, is still under arrest by Police.
The embattled Senator on his twitter handle said:
“Samuel Melaye, Moses Melaye, Pastor Obalemo, my Driver Folorunsho, one of my lawyers and 7 others arrested since Monday by the police still in detention by the police.
“Melaye is at the intensive care unit of the national hospital. Trauma section.”
Senate delegation led by Senate President, Bukola Saraki had visited Melaye at the National Assembly in the afternoon.
Speaking after the visit, Saraki said that Melaye has not eaten for the last 24 hours but he is in stable condition.
“After the seating at the Senate today we resolved to come here because over 24 hours we have not heard of know about the state of senator Dino. We’ve just seen him and he is in intensive care. He’s stable for now.
“We know he hasn’t eaten for the last 24 hours, we are trying to resolve that, he’s on fluids and he’s being seen by cardiologists, by all specialists.
“As you know he has other (health) issues, he’s asthmatic. We are a bit concerned but for now we thank God he’s stable.
“We want to thank the management of the National, the professional and medical staff for what they’ve been able to do.
“As for now, he’s stable, he’s being monitored. We’ll continue to pray for him that he continues to recover. He’s not in handcuff.